Scientists Made a Nearly Invincible Lithium-Ion Battery

Scientists Made a Nearly Invincible Lithium-Ion Battery

January 22, 2020

Lithium-ion batteries have shaped the modern world. These power pouches are at the heart of most rechargeable electronics, from cell phones and laptops to vapes and electric cars. But while they’re great at holding a charge and have a high energy density, lithium-ion batteries aren’t without their problems. Their reliance on toxic, flammable materials means…

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How Lea & Perrins makes Worcestershire sauce using a 185-year-old recipe

How Lea & Perrins makes Worcestershire sauce using a 185-year-old recipe

January 22, 2020

Worcestershire sauce is made using three main ingredients, anchovies, red onions and garlic.Each ingredient is left to mature between 18-24 months before being used. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.Insider visited the Lea & Perrins factory to see how Worcestershire sauce is made.It has been making the sauce for nearly 200 years.The sauce was made by…

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CES 2020: All of the new smart home products, from smart locks to the Alexa shower head – CNET

CES 2020: All of the new smart home products, from smart locks to the Alexa shower head – CNET

January 20, 2020

Abode Outdoor/Indoor Smart Camera Abode wants its new security camera to work pretty much anywhere. Weather resistance lets you use it indoors or out, you can run it via hardwiring or over AC power. Without a doorbell on it to push, it’s probably not the most practical video doorbell, but its general flexibility is still…

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On a cold winter’s night, warm up with stewed beans and ribs

On a cold winter’s night, warm up with stewed beans and ribs

January 17, 2020

Graphic: Allison CorrI came to beans later in life. As a young person, I never really liked them. I associated them entirely with overly sweet baked beans, or slimy three-bean salad at the deli counter. All of the beans at my house were canned. I was in my twenties when I was finally introduced to…

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How to prepare a high-tech holiday feast

How to prepare a high-tech holiday feast

January 15, 2020

My holiday cooking process starts the same every year: sharpen the knives, clean out the oven, assemble the ingredients, lock the cat in the bedroom because he can, has and will chew through heavy-duty plastic wrapping to gnaw on a frozen turkey. Then I pull out my recipe box. It’s a quaint name for something…

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Infuse Cocktails With Chai This Holiday Season

Infuse Cocktails With Chai This Holiday Season

January 14, 2020

Photo: ShutterstockA holiday riff on a classic cocktail is a fine thing, but the “seasonal twist” always seems to start and stop with cinnamon. There isn’t anything inherently wrong with cinnamon—it’s accessible and uncontroversial, it reads as sweet without adding actual sweetness, and it is even purportedly good for your blood pressure or something. As…

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Whisk’s A.I.-powered recipe app lets you send the ingredients to your door

Whisk’s A.I.-powered recipe app lets you send the ingredients to your door

January 11, 2020

Despite the proliferation of recipe websites and apps, finding and organizing the recipes you want to cook has somehow become more difficult over the years. Recipe sites are overrun with ads and long-winded personal stories, while many apps ignore the fact that many of today’s consumers want to shop for groceries online, not by making…

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The Best ‘How I Eat’ Advice From 2019

The Best ‘How I Eat’ Advice From 2019

January 11, 2020

Photo: Natalie WynnBest of LifehackerBest of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.My favorite part of of interviewing people for How I Eat is…

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Turns Out a Wild Geoengineering Plan to Refreeze Arctic Sea Ice Isn’t the Best Idea

Turns Out a Wild Geoengineering Plan to Refreeze Arctic Sea Ice Isn’t the Best Idea

January 7, 2020

Photo: APAs the world spins closer to climate catastrophe, fringe ideas are inching toward the mainstream. Geoengineering is among the topics that were once verboten but are now finding traction. And that includes some pretty out-there ideas, including ones focused on saving polar ice by pumping massive amounts of seawater onto the surface of ice,…

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The Oldest Cake Recipe From the Oldest House in New York

The Oldest Cake Recipe From the Oldest House in New York

January 6, 2020

In Marine Park, Brooklyn, on the corner of Avenue S and East 35th Street, there’s a bar called Mariner’s Inn. It’s got a brown wood stone facade and a green awning, an American flag hanging above its door. It looks like a place you might stop in to catch a sports game on a Sunday…

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